This is one of the key practice areas of the Firm covering a broad spectrum of corporate and business affairs and transactions. These include legal issues concerning inbound and outbound investments, strategic alliances and collaborations including:
A significant component of this practice and area of experience is corporate legal advisory and transactional practice which covers advising on day-to-day business legal issues, diverse corporate legal affairs, formation of legal entities in India and overseas, corporate transactional matters, commercial contracts and documentation.Apart from drafting and negotiating the entire gamut of transactional documents, our team also advises multinational clients on optimal structuring options and entry/ investment strategies.
The Firm has indepth knowledge and expertise in all areas of M&A practice (including stock acquisitions, takeovers, business / asset transfers, joint ventures, privatizations, buyouts, due diligence etc. many of which have global/ cross border aspects), which is combined with an astute understanding of the business and commercial requirements.
We also work extensively on commercial contracts such as equipment purchase/ supply agreements, distribution/ franchise arrangements, trademark licenses, master service agreements, consultancy/ employments contracts and so and so forth.
General corporate advisory also forms a core aspect of our practice and the team has extensive experience in this area. A senior partner of the firm was member of the Dr. J.J. Irani Expert Committee, a High Level Committee set up by the Government of India to recommend the new companies law. He was also involved in the drafting of the Companies Act, 2013.